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Mar 24, 2017

Aircrew fatigue is a serious safety issue in Europe and beyond. This is why EASA and the EU Commission asked a research consortium to carry out a data-driven scientific study on EU/EASA FTL rules and their effectiveness to combat crew fatigue. This study will be kicked-off by a generic SURVEY – to be filled in by as many Commercial Air Transport pilots as possible.

Feb 23, 2017

ECA calls upon Norwegian Air Resources management to listen to the voice of its pilots, as expressed in an online petition which was signed by over 550 Norwegian pilots, to recognise the Italian pilot union ANPAC immediately

Feb 7, 2017

How to make helicopter pilot training better? The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is seeking feedback from helicopter pilots on the current training system, as well as the envisaged changes to it, including the concept of the recurrent Evidence-Based Training.

Jan 11, 2017

Peer Support Programmes (PSP) have proven successful in identifying pilots that need help, treating them and, where possible, bringing them back to the flight deck.

Jan 3, 2017

By completing this survey thoughtfully, you will make a significant contribution to the future safety of helicopter operations and make a positive change to the nature of future recurrent training.

Sep 16, 2016

Etihad Airways Partners Pilot Group (EAPP) continues to take stock of the developments at the airlines and is looking forward to intensify cooperation with the airlines. At the latest meeting, hosted by the European Cockpit Association, the pilot group focused in particular on the ongoing processes in Air Berlin and Alitalia, the restructuring of regional fleets, the potential growth of the long haul sector and the growth of other Etihad partners such as Air Serbia.

Jun 29, 2016

“Dear friends in Turkey,

May 24, 2016

While the number of incidents with drones across the world is soaring, European legislators are working on shaping a new regulation on drones. How to ensure safe operations ? What to keep in mind when creating the new rules and laws governing RPAS use in Europe? Our pilots' views on this have been prominent in the debate.

The speech below has been delivered by Capt. Thomas Mildenberger, Chairman of the ECA RPAS Working Group, at an EP Hearing in Brussels on 24 May 2016.
 

Nov 30, 2015

To strengthen the relationship between aviation medical examiners and pilots, the European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM), the European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP) and the European Cockpit Association (ECA) have issued a joint statement on the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) Pilot Mental Health: Expert Working Group Recommendations. 

Oct 1, 2015

ECA President Dirk Polloczek signed on 1 Oct the European Corporate Just Culture Declaration on behalf of European Pilots.